Joint Press Release - GMES & Africa Kick-starts Continent-wide Information Sessions with Potential Applicants for its Grants

Joint Press Release - GMES & Africa Kick-starts Continent-wide Information Sessions with Potential Applicants for its Grants

Wednesday, 22 February, 2017

Kigali, 18 February 2017 – The Global Monitoring for environment and Security (GMES) and Africa, has begun a series of information sessions in the five regions of Africa, to sensitize stakeholders about guidelines on applying for its Grant. A joint AU-EU initiative administered by the AU Commission through the Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology, GMES & Africa seeks to promote the development of local capacities, institutional, human and technical resources for access to and exploitation of Earth Observation-based services on an operational basis for sustainable development in Africa.

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